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        Blick auf den Ort, mittig das Schloss "Lieberose".

      - Farblithographie v. Loeillot n. Schroeder, um 1860, 26,3 x 38 Besitzer: von der Schulenburg

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Bound volume of coloured separately-issued prints, including the Australian kangaroo and emu.

      London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, circa 1860. Oblong album containing 119 handcoloured plates, recent red cloth. Attractive collection of coloured zoological plates prepared for British schoolchildren during the mid-nineteenth century, including two Australian species (an emu and a kangaroo). The plates were issued by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, the publishing arm of the Anglican mission that during the early decades of the nineteenth century diversified its output from religious and theological texts to encompass a broad range of educational material, such as the present example. The plates were originally issued separately, priced at two pennies apiece when coloured, and the present bound volume represents a good portion of the entire series (of the 119 plates here, 53 are numbered). The explanatory text reflects a spirit of benevolent pedagogy. Take the description of the Emu for example: 'These birds are widely spread over the southern part of New Holland, and the neighbouring islands. They are met with at Port Philip and King George's Sound. Their food consists almost wholly of fruits, roots and herbage; they are quite harmless, except when attacked... It is sometimes coursed for sport; being pursued by well-trained dogs, which run up abreast and make a sudden spring at the creatures neck. This, however, is a cruel amusement. We have no right to seek our pleasure in a dumb creatures pain... ' Aside from the Australian fauna, the collection includes fish, cetaceans, reptiles and all manner of old world mammals. Significant closed tears affect five of the plates (Australian images unaffected), margins of the final seven plates chipped and worn.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House]
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        \"Gasthaus zum Wittelbacher Hof Franz Sick\". Gesamtansicht (ca. 7 x 30 cm), darunter große Ansicht des Doms (ca. 19.5 x 19 cm), umgeben von vier kleinen Ansichten, darunter Ansicht des Wittelsbacher Hofs mit Kutsche, Reitern und Spaziergängern im Vordergrund.

       Farblithographie von Heilig nach F. Hauser bei Creuzbauer, Karlsruhe, um 1860, 46 x 32,5 cm. Originelles und frühes Plakat des Hotels, das geschickt die Sehenswürdigkeiten der Stadt zeigt (Dom, Altpörtel, Retscher, Heidentürmchen, Oelberg). - Bis auf eine geringe Bräunung im breiten weißen Rand wohl erhalten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Rheinland-Pfalz - Saarland

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        Political Debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas,

      Columbus: Follett, Foster and Company,, 1860. In the Celebrated Campaign of 1858, in Illinois; including the Preceding Speeches of Each, at Chicago, Springfield, etc.; also, the Two Great Speeches of Mr. Lincoln in Ohio, in 1859, as carefully prepared by the Reporters of Each Party, and Published at the Times of their Delivery. In 8s (232 ×156 mm). Publisher's brown blind-panelled cloth, title gilt to spine. Blue half morocco slipcase, chemise. "Correspondence" leaf including Lincoln's letter to the Republican State Central Committee of Ohio acceding to the publication of his speeches, fourth leaf blank and genuine; two Fletcher family letters tipped onto the front endpapers, later print of a photograph of Job Fletcher and his wife mounted on one of the folds of the chemise. Extremities worn with minor loss, a few stains, foxed, front inner hinge broken. First edition, first issue (sig. mark 2 at foot of p. 17). Presentation copy of the text of the debates that were Lincoln's springboard to fame, inscribed and signed by Lincoln, in pencil on the front free endpaper, to Job Fletcher, one of the "Long Nine", Lincoln's closest Illinois political coterie: "Capt. Job Fletcher from A. Lincoln." The Lincoln-Douglas debates are unquestionably the most famous, and most important, of such confrontations to have been staged in the history of American politics. The candidates' sharp exchanges helped to polarise sectional attitudes towards slavery, and - although Lincoln lost the 1858 Illinois Senate race of which they were a part - the debates catapulted Lincoln towards the 1860 presidential nomination, and into the White House. The text of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates was set from Lincoln's own scrapbook - now in the Library of Congress - of clippings of the candidates' remarks as reported by the Chicago Press & Tribune (for the Republican Lincoln), and by the Chicago Times (for the Democrat Douglas). When published as a presidential campaign tool in April 1860, the collected speeches became a best-seller, and by the time of Lincoln's official nomination, some 30,000 copies were in circulation. Lincoln received one hundred copies of the Debates from the publisher, a number of which he inscribed for supporters. David H. Leroy's recent study, Mr. Lincoln's Book: Publishing the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, identified 42 copies inscribed or signed by Lincoln. Virtually all of the recorded examples, like the present, are signed in pencil, which Lincoln evidently adopted because the cheap paper of the edition tended to spread, or "feather" ink. The recipient, Job Fletcher, was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia, and served in the War of 1812. He settled in Sangamon County, Illinois, in 1819 and worked as a farmer and teacher. Fletcher served two terms, 1834 to 1840, with the future President in the Illinois state legislature, where they belonged to the Sangamon contingent known as the "Long Nine" - so called because all of them were over 6 foot - responsible for the passing of an amendment by the General Assembly by which the state capital was moved from Vandalia to Springfield. Fletcher later served two terms in the Illinois State Senate, subsequently joining the fledgling Republican Party, and working for Lincoln's nomination and election. Bookplate of William H. Townsend, author and collector of Lincolniana inside the front flap of the chemise. A superb association copy of one of the most celebrated publications in American political history.

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        Ansicht von der Abtei Klosterrath auf Herzogenrath ('Ancien Chateau-Fort De Rolduc').

      - Farblithographie v. Alexander Schaepkens, um 1860, 33 x 39,5

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        Bound volume of coloured separately-issued prints, including the Australian kangaroo and emu

      London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1860. Significant closed tears affect five of the plates (Australian images unaffected), margins of the final seven plates chipped and worn.. Oblong album containing 119 handcoloured plates, recent red cloth. Attractive collection of coloured zoological plates prepared for British schoolchildren during the mid-nineteenth century, including two Australian species (an emu and a kangaroo). The plates were issued by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, the publishing arm of the Anglican mission that during the early decades of the nineteenth century diversified its output from religious and theological texts to encompass a broad range of educational material, such as the present example. The plates were originally issued separately, priced at two pennies apiece when coloured, and the present bound volume represents a good portion of the entire series (of the 119 plates here, 53 are numbered). The explanatory text reflects a spirit of benevolent pedagogy. Take the description of the Emu for example: 'These birds are widely spread over the southern part of New Holland, and the neighbouring islands. They are met with at Port Philip and King George's Sound. Their food consists almost wholly of fruits, roots and herbage; they are quite harmless, except when attacked…It is sometimes coursed for sport; being pursued by well-trained dogs, which run up abreast and make a sudden spring at the creatures neck. This, however, is a cruel amusement. We have no right to seek our pleasure in a dumb creatures pain…' Aside from the Australian fauna, the collection includes fish, cetaceans, reptiles and all manner of old world mammals.

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        Notes on Nursing: What it is, and what it is not

      Harrison, London 1860 - Format: Octavo: (8 5/16" x 5 7/16", 211mm x 139mm). B8 C-F8 [$2]. 40 leaves, pp. 1-5 6-79, [1]. Number of Volumes: [1860]. Bound in publisher’s pebbled brownish-charcoal-gray cloth over flexible cardboard. Triple blind-fillet border, with blind diagonal miters. Title and author gilt to front cover. Yellow end-papers with printed advertisements. All edges speckled red. Mild rubbing to peripheries, with wear to head- and tail-piece. Moderate damp-stain to very edge of the lower fore-corner of the front end-papers and first page, not affecting text. Small chip to lower edge of first free end-paper. Moderate damp-stain to very edge of the lower fore-corner of the rear end-papers. Small chip to lower edge of rear free end-paper. Text fresh, with no foxing. A nice copy, entirely unsophisticated. With bookplate of John Bell Sedgwick to front paste-down. Having come to prominence during the Crimean War, the "Lady with the Lamp" became a symbol of Victorian hygiene and uprightness. Nightingale published her Notes on Nursing in January 1860, and by March 15,000 copies had been sold. Nightingale makes claim for what is now well understood: the treatment of disease hardly begins and ends with medicine. Cleanliness, routine, access to fresh air and light (not at all given in 1860 London), a simple and suitable diet –these all contribute enormously to the well-being and ultimate success of a patient. It is not perhaps totally novel, but its popularity contributed to the rise of modern nursing, and may well have been responsible for saving lives beyond number.As with so many "technical" works, the bibliographic details of the Notes are perplexing. Skretkowicz in his survey of the issues, notes nearly infinite variety –such that hardly any two copies are identical. The end-papers of the present item have advertisements for 1860 (from Burke’s Peerage to Caldwell’s Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian or South-Indian Family of Languages), which indicates at least an early issue (Skretkowicz notes copies with advertisements as late as 1901). The present item corresponds to Skretkowicz’s category 5 of the end-papers (the second setting; Skretkowicz 27) and category 5 of the binding (having to do with the size of the blind border; Skretkowicz 34). Its text places it in his Group 19 (based on the exclusion of a comma in a note on p. 64), but the category 5 end-papers and category 5 bindings do not appear together in his list –thus the present item might be considered the exemplar of a novel class: Group 19d. Norman (see below) considers this the third issue. John Bell Sedgwick was Chairman of the Leavesden Asylum Committee (which would eventually establish the Metropolitan Asylum for Chronic Imbeciles in 1870) and an early member of the Metropolitan Asylums Board. Nightingale’s petitions of the Poor Law Board, which ultimately established asylums such as Leavesden, were instrumental in the establishment and running of such institutions. Garrison & Morton 1612; Grolier Medical 100, 71; Heirs of Hippocrates 1884; Norman 1602; Osler 7737; Skretkowicz, Victor. "Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing: The First Version and Edition" in The Library, sixth series 15.1 (March, 1993), 24-46. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Indian Empire. History, Topography, Geology, Climate, Population, Chief Cities and Provinces; Tributary and Protected States; Military Power and Resources; Religion, Education, Crime; Land Tenures; Staple Products; Government, Finance , and Commerce. With a Full Account of the Mutiny of the Bengal Army; of the Insurrection in Western India; and an Exposition of the Allied Causes.

      London: The London Printing and Publishing Company, n.d. (c.1860)., 1860. A PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED SET. Three volumes bound in contemporary red half morocco over red cloth boards, marbled endpapers and edges. Gilt titles to spine. Two hand coloured double page maps, 120 plates, three vignettes to title pages, and a table of distances. Armourial bookplate of Arthur Frederick Lloyd to front pastedowns of volumes one and three. Some occasional light spotting. Binding is sturdy with some rubbing and wear to extremities, slight tanning to the spines, some marking and bubbling to the cloth. All told a very good set in a worn but presentable binding.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Professor at the Breakfast Table, with The Story of Iris

      London: Sampson Low, Son & Co. 1860 - Blue Cloth. Book Condition: Good. First British Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 286 pp, index, followed by a 2-page list of titles in preparation dated 1860, curiously followed by a 16-page catalogue published by Sampson Low, Son & Marston dated 1869. Presumably, though the leaves were printed in 1860, the book was bound some 9 years later. The rear pastedown has a small sticker bearing the wording, "Bound by W Bone & Son, Fleet St London". The covers are blind-stamped and the title and author's name are set in a gilt panel on the spine. The spine and the covers are worn, and the spine has darkened. The page edges are dusty. Both hinges are sound and the binding is firm and there are no loose pages. The title page is tanned, and there is foxing to the opposite page. Includes a letter in Oliver Wendell Holmes’ hand, dated 1887, to J Rogers Rees, author of “The Diversions of a Bookworm”, who also signed the book (the envelope address has been cut and pasted to the front pastedown and is in OWH’s hand). J Rogers Rees also inscribes the book to a Will Griffiths. With a letter by the Author and Inscribed by J Rogers Rees (Author of “The Diversions of a Bookworm”. Scarce. Wikipedia Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932. Noted for his long service, his concise and pithy opinions and his deference to the decisions of elected legislatures, he is one of the most widely cited United States Supreme Court justices in history, particularly for his "clear and present danger" majority opinion in the 1919 case of Schenck v. United States, and is one of the most influential American common law judges through his outspoken judicial restraint philosophy. Holmes retired from the Court at the age of 90 years, 309 days, making him the oldest Justice in the Supreme Court's history. He also served as an Associate Justice and as Chief Justice on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and was Weld Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School, of which he was an alumnus. Profoundly influenced by his experience fighting in the American Civil War, Holmes helped move American legal thinking away from formalism and towards legal realism, as summed up in his maxim: "The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience." Holmes espoused a form of moral skepticism and opposed the doctrine of natural law, marking a significant shift in American jurisprudence. As he wrote in one of his most famous decisions, his dissent in Abrams v. United States (1919), he regarded the United States Constitution as "an experiment, as all life is an experiment" and believed that as a consequence "we should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe and believe to be fraught with death." During his tenure on the Supreme Court, to which he was appointed by President Theodore Roosevelt, he supported efforts for economic regulation and advocated broad freedom of speech under the First Amendment. These positions as well as his distinctive personality and writing style made him a popular figure, especially with American progressives, despite his deep cynicism and disagreement with their politics. His jurisprudence influenced much subsequent American legal thinking, including judicial consensus supporting New Deal regulatory law, pragmatism, critical legal studies, and law and economics. The Journal of Legal Studies has identified Holmes as one of the three most cited American legal scholars of the 20th century. Condition Report Externally · see above and photos Internally see above and photos [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres ( Siete Vols.)

      Librairie de Firmin Didot Freres, París 1860 - Idioma francés. Encuadernación en media piel de la época, con nervios y hierros (algo gastada) 16x25. Quinta edición. Seis volúmenes y dos tomos de suplemento (en un tomo). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Antonio Azorín]
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        Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of HMS Beagle Round the World

      John Murray, UK 1860 - Second Edition 1860. This is the first time it was published in the green cloth binding in the same style as the first three John Murray editions of On the Origin of Species. Correct 1st state with 32 page catalogue with adverts dated Jan 1860, bound in Original decorative cloth. Chapter pages in different paper and some pages undercut to edge as normal. Binding is nice, tight and square. Endpaper gutters reinforced and front hinge repaired. Book is very good+ with rubbing to edges. Corners softened. Contents good. Page edges age toned. Names to original endpapers. More images can be taken upon request.Ref 11396 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dichtungen von Johannes Schrott. Mit einem Vorwort von Oscar von Redwitz.

      Verlag von Franz Kirchheim 1860 - gebraucht sehr gut; 204 Seiten; außergewöhnliches einzigartiges Exemplar; roter Pappeeinband intakt; Seiten vorne und hinten starke bräunliche Altersflecken; farbig mormorierter Schnitt nachgebräunt und etwas ausgeblichen; ohne Namenseitnrag, Stempel oder Widmung etc.; Für Sammler und Bibliotheken empfohlen. Öffentliche Einrichtungen zum Erhalt deutschen Kulturgutes erhalten einen angemessenen Rabatt bzw. können großzig in Verhandlungen treten (Nachweis der Gemeinnützigkeit vorausgesetzt bzw. Einrichtungen sind sowieso staatliche Einrichtungen) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BATEAU À VAPEUR "CITY OF NEW YORK"

      - lithographie en couleurs de New York, Endicott & co Lith, 59 Beekman, c. 1860, , lithographie en couleurs de 46 x 85 cm, aquarellée à la main, sur feuille de 60 x 91 cm, , Grande et remarquable lithographie représentant l'un des bateaux à vapeur construits en 1861 à Greenpoint pour la Norwich & New York Transportation Company, jumeau du "City of Boston", les deux vaisseaux étant destinés à faire le trajet entre New York et New London, dans le détroit de Long Island. La coque de bois était l'oeuvre de la firme Sneeden, tandis que le moteur et la chaufferie furent construits par The Novelty Iron Works, d'après les dessins de l'ingénieur Charles W. Copeland. Stanton's American Steam Vessels, p. 164-165. Morrison, History of American Steam Navigation, p. 331-332. Petites taches blanches anciennes dans le ciel. Néanmoins, belle et fraîche lithographie, coloriée à la main. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CLARK & TACKABURYS' NEW TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT. COMPILED FROM NEW AND ACCURATE SURVEYS OF EACH COUNTY, AND THE UNITED STATES TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEYS OF LONG ISLAND SOUND

      Philadelphia: Clark & Tackabury, 1860. Wall map, 53 x 68 1/2 inches, in full period hand-color. Expertly repaired, backed with modern linen, trimmed in blue cloth, on contemporary rollers. In very nice condition. A lovely wall map of the state of Connecticut, based on very current surveys and first issued in 1859. Richard Clark published a number of Connecticut maps in the 1850s, and no doubt drew on that knowledge in producing this accomplished state map. Nine inset maps provide detailed plans of the cities of Middletown, Waterbury, Stamford, Norwalk, New London, Bridgeport, Hartford, Norwich, and New Haven. A table gives population statistics for Connecticut's eight counties, and for the major towns and cities in each county. Grist mills and sawmills are shown, as are railroads and common roads. The mapping of the Connecticut coastline is especially fine, giving depths for the entire stretch of Long Island Sound, and showing the several islands lying off the coast. Not in Phillips MAPS. RUMSEY 141. THOMPSON 181. RISTOW, p.388 (ref).

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        \"Les petits metiers\" - 21 (of 24) handcolored lithographic cards.

      Russia 1860. very rare set of russian professions - by the russian painter Vasily Semyonovich Sadovnikov, a leading russian master of perspective painting in the 19th century. -- The cards have russian and french descriptions, and are showing Marchand de pain d\'epice de Wiasemsk; Md. de gravures de Moscou; Md. de gateaux chauds; Md. de boisson au miel & aux framboises; Md. de poissons; Md. de bottes et de pantoufles de Kasan; Tonnelier; Md. de robes de chambre tartare; Md. de tisane chaude; Md. de legumes; Boucher; Md. de gelee aux pois; Laitiere; Md. de fleurs; Md. de pains chauds; Md. d\'oiseaux; Md. de craquelins de Moscou; Md. de melons; Vitrier; Md. d\'oignon; Md. de volaille. - The cards 2, 3 and 19 are lacking. - the back sides of the cards are some rubbed - otherwise in very good condition. -- Very rare! -- -- Sehr seltenes russisches Spielkarten-Set mit Berufsdarstellungen russischer Typen. Sadovnikov war einer der führenden russischen Landschaftsmaler des 19. Jahrhunderts. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Microscopic photography: its art and mystery. The principles of the art disclosed, and its practice clearly explained.

      London: Frederick J. Cox, (1860). First edition. 12mo., 30 pp. Bound With: Reichardt, Oscar and Carl Stürenburg. LEHRBUCH DER MIKROSKOPISCHEN PHOTOGRAPHIE, MIT RÃœKSICHT AUF NATURWISSENSCHAFLICHE FORSCHUNGEN. Leipzig: Quant & Händel, 1868. 12mo., xv, (ii) 79 pp., with 2 plates each with 2 mounted photographs. Bound in later black linen with a morocco spine label. The first title is lightly toned, the second is fine with the original photographic plates fine and bright with deep black tones, leading to the assumption that these were made with the collodio-chloride process of J. B. Obernetter which was first introduced in 1867. "Although Victorians occasionally used the the terms photomicrography and microphotography interchangeably, the photographic processes was different for each. Microphotography involved taking a photograph of a large object and reducing it to microscopic dimensions for viewing with the aid of a microscope. Photomicrography used the microscope to photograph a magnified image of microscopic-sized specimens, from these photographs enlarged prints or magic lantern slides could be prepared for both advancement of knowledge and entertainment." Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography, p. 1120. These two works are a perfect illustration of the above passage; the work by Nicholls provides a detailed methodology for making microscopic images, while the work by Reichardt and Stürenburg is a detailed methodology for making photographs with the microscope. Roosen and Salu #8384 and # 8388

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        Oak Lectern from St Augustine's Abbey Ramsgate.

      142cm high x 50cm wide. A Victorian Gothic Revival oak lectern. The reading slope over two cupboards, one with shelved interior, each with panelled doors, the side panels with Gothic trefoil inserts and pilasters with carved foliate capitals and tracery, with an integral solid platform. Lacking one shelf, a couple of capital leaves missing, but in very good condition. An attractive piece. From St. Augustine's Abbey in Ramsgate. This lectern was used in the Refectory of the Abbey for readings during meals. AWN Pugin built his famous house, known as The Grange, on the cliffs above Ramsgate in 1843-4. From 1845 he built, at his own expense and under his close supervision, the neighbouring church of St Augustine, to which were added its associated cloister, sacristy, school and priest's house. Pugin had acquired land to the north of the church on which he proposed to found a monastery, thus completing his ideal Catholic community, but did not live to see this ambition realised. On his death in 1852 control of the church passed to Thomas Grant, the first Roman Catholic Bishop of Southwark, who in 1856 entrusted it to a group of British Benedictine monks from the abbey of Subiaco in Italy. In 1860-61 a gift from the wealthy Catholic convert Alfred Luck, Pugin's friend and fellow Ramsgate resident, allowed permanent accommodation to be built for the monks. This comprised the present south and west ranges, designed by AWN's son Edward Welby Pugin. The monastery, which incorporated a school (demolished in 1973), was made a priory in 1881, and was raised to abbey status in 1896. In 1904 the present east wing was added, to a design by Edward's half-brother Peter Paul Pugin. In 1926 the Bergh Memorial Library was built to house the collection of books left by the bibliophile Abbot Bergh; the architect was Edward's nephew Charles Henry Purcell, who had himself been educated at the monastery school. Further additions, including the north range and the west gateway, were carried out in 1934-7 by Charles Canning Winmill. In 1976 a link block was added connecting the west range and the library. Edward Welby Pugin (1834-75) was the eldest son of the great Gothic Revival architect AWN Pugin. He inherited his father's burgeoning practice at the age of 18, and continued to develop it with tireless energy. The focus remained firmly on the Roman Catholic Church, but Edward developed a distinctive High Victorian style that combined increased elaboration of detail with a simplified approach to church planning. His major works in England include the churches and monastic buildings at Gorton in Manchester and Belmont in Herefordshire (churches both Grade II*). He lived at the Grange from 1862, and made a number of additions to both the house and the church. (English Heritage website). The Refectory from which this lectern came, was part of the west wing designed by Edward Welby Pugin. In 2011 the monastery decided to move to smaller premises and fixtures and fittings from the Abbey were sold, amongst some consternation, through auction.

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        Musée cosmopolite. (Costumes de) Algérie No. 1-24.

      Ancienne Maison Aubert, Paris 1860 - Paris, Ancienne Maison Aubert, (ca. 1860). 26,8x21 cm. 24 handkolor. Stahlstiche. Neuerer HPg.-Bd. Mit dem heraldischen Exlibris von Gustav von Schulthess Rechberg. - (Die ersten und letzten 4 Tafeln stockfleckig, die übrigen stellenweise im Rand leicht fleckig).

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection,

      London: John Murray,, 1860. or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. Fifth thousand. Octavo in twelves. Original diagonal-wave-grain green cloth, covers blocked in blind, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, brown coated endpapers, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Folding diagram to face p. 117, 32 pages of publisher's advertisements to rear, dated January 1860. Bookseller's blindstamp to front free endpaper, binder's ticket to rear pastedown. Some minor wear to spine edges, short split to rear joint but still sound, small tear to rear free endpaper fore edge. An excellent copy. Second edition of "the most important biological book ever written" (Freeman), one of 3,000 copies printed, the usual issue with 1860 on the title page (a very few copies only have 1859). The second edition "can be recognised immediately by the date, by the words 'fifth thousand', and the correct spelling of 'Linnean' on the title page Â… The misprint 'speceies' is corrected and the whale-bear story diluted, an alteration which Darwin later regretted, although he never restored the full text. The story is not found again in any printing, except in the American editions of 1860, until the end of copyright".

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        THE NINE LIVES OF A CAT A Tale of Wonder.

      [3], 21 leaves, printed on one side only; 16 pages. publishers catalogue at end. Illustrated with frontispiece, pictorial title and 21 other illustrations all coloured by hand. Original red pictorial cloth gilt. 18.8 x 14.3 cm. First edition. Slight wear to corners; spine rubbed and worn at head and heel and with a small repaired split; else a very good clean copy. Necker 146.

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        Travels, Researches, and Missionary Labours, During an Eighteen Years' Residence in Eastern Africa, Together with Journeys to Jagga, Usambura, Ukambani, Shoa, Abessinia, and Khartum; and a Coasting Voyage from Mombaz to Cape Delgado

      Trübner & Co. 1860 - London: Trübner and Co.,1860. 1st edition, 8 vo. Li, [iii], 554 pp. Portrait frontispiece, 12 tinted lithographic plates and 2 folding maps. Bound in brown half calf and brown cloth boards, map slightly torn in fold. Text is externally and internally very clean. A VG handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht mit Strandpromenade und Kasino im Vgr.; im Hintergrund die Festungsanlage ('Dieppe Vue du Casino - Dieppe Vista del Casino.').

      - altkolorierte Lithographie v. Ch. Riviere aus Ports De Mer D' Europe . b. L. Turgis in Paris & New York, um 1860, 39 x 50

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        Storia civile della Toscana dal MDCCCXXXVI al MDCCCXLVIII

      s. e., Firenze 1860 - 5 voll. in 8, pp. XX + 424 + 108; 578 + 260 con 1 tab. sin. piu' volte rip.; 764 + 380; 634 + 360; 824 + 476 con tab. sinottica piu' volte rip. Piccola manc. al marg. delle prime cc. del primo vol. Intonso. Br. ed. con i dorsi abilmente rifatti. Seconda edizione. Monumentale opera storica compilata e pubblicata per la prima volta nel 1850 - 52 ad opera di questo storico, studioso anche di economia. Di idee liberali, venne osteggiato dai lorenesi mentre gode' dei favori del governo unitario dopo il 1860. ÂRosi, ÂIV, 645; Lozzi, II, 5517 ITA

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        Jacobi Cujacii: J C. Tolosatis Opera ad parisiensem Fabrotianam editionem diligentissime exacta in tomos X. distributa editio altera pratensis. Volumes 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9. (9 volumes)

      Ex Officina Giachetti Filii, Et C, Prati, 1860. Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text is in Latin. Number written in pencil on free endpage. Tanning to spine. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of books mostly clean and unfoxed. Major dampstain to covers, minor dampstain to text. Boards sunned. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Boards rubbed. Pastedowns are bubbling. Boards slightly bent. Vol 1: Pars Prima; Vol 2: Pars Segunda Et Tertia; Vol 3: Continuatio Partis Tertiae; Vol 4: Continuatio Partis Tertiae; Vol 5: Continuatio Partis Tertiae; Vol 6: Continuatio Partis Tertiae Vol 7: Pars Quarta; Vol 8: Pars Quarta Continuatio Et Reliquae Quatuor Partes; Vol 9: Index. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 150739..

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        KANDERN. Gesamtansicht von Südosten vom Boscherten aus, im Vordergrund spazierende Paare.

      - Farblithographie von E. Kaufmann bei F. Schöpflin, um 1860, 21 x 31 cm. Schefold 27200. - Dekorative Ansicht der nur sehr selten dargestellten Stadt (lt. Schefold nur 4 gedruckte Ansichten). - Im Ganzen leicht gebräunt, sehr breitrandig.

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        TRIBUNE TRACTS. - NO. 6. LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

      [New York:: Horace Greeley & Co.,. 1860]. 32pp, caption title [as issued], printed in double columns. Stitched. Mild toning, Very Good plus. This "earliest Scripps biography" [Monaghan] was first printed in Chicago in July 1860. Our New York imprint was "printed from plates cast from the same type forms" as the Chicago edition [Wessen]. It touches the major events of Lincoln's life and career, devoid of some of the more romantic mythology (e.g., Ms. Rutledge) but including the far-fetched notion that Lincoln deliberately lost the 1858 Senatorial race in order to enhance his presidential prospects. Howes calls it the "most authentic of Lincoln campaign biographies." Lincoln's short-lived career in Congress is reviewed, including his opposition to the Mexican War and his support of the Wilmot Proviso. A 'must' for the Lincoln or Presidential campaign collection. Howes S247a aa. Monaghan 79. Miles 418a. Wessen 12. LCP 9235.

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        SPEECH OF HON. RICHARD YATES, DELIVERED AT THE REPUBLICAN RATIFICATION MEETING, OF THE CITIZENS OF SANGAMON COUNTY, IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SPRINGFIELD, JUNE 7TH, 1860.

      [Springfield, IL:. 1860]. Caption title [as issued], stitched. 9, [1 blank] pp. Printed in two columns per page. A few small fox spots, Very Good plus. Yates, running for Governor of Illinois on the Republican ticket, defends the Republican platform and answers the question, "Who is Abraham Lincoln?" "Honest Old Abe" is "a man whom you know personally, know to be an honest man, an incorruptible patriot." Indeed, "Old Abe is a plain sort of a man, about six feet four inches in his boots, and every inch of him MAN." With several anecdotes about Lincoln's early life, and recollections about "the first time I ever saw Old Abe." This Speech is quite scarce. FIRST EDITION. Monaghan 93. Not in Miles, Wessen, LCP, Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker. OCLC 13649654 [6] [as of October 2014].

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        SPEECH OF HON. O.H. BROWNING, DELIVERED AT THE REPUBLICAN MASS-MEETING, SPRINGFIELD, ILL., AUGUST 8TH, 1860.

      Quincy:: Whig and Republican Steam Power Press,. 1860. 16pp, folded, untrimmed and partly uncut, outer two leaves loose. Else Near Fine. Calling himself an "old line Clay Whig," Browning had great influence among his colleagues. Lincoln had picked him as an at- large member of the Illinois delegation to the 1860 Chicago Republican Convention [David Donald, LINCOLN, pages 245-246]. In this campaign speech Browning denounces slavery and demonstrates that the paradigmatic Whig, Henry Clay, would have agreed with the Republican platform. Clay would surely have cast his lot with Lincoln, says Browning. "Mr. Lincoln had just been upon the stand from which Mr. Browning spoke," says a footnote to his Speech. FIRST EDITION. LCP 1744. Not in Monaghan, Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker, Graff, Soliday.

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        SALIENT POINTS OF THE CAMPAIGN. NO. 1. A TRACT ISSUED BY THE ILL. REPUBLICAN STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE. CONTENTS..

      [Springfield?:. 1860]. Caption title, as issued. Disbound, Very Good. This Illinois campaign document leads with the letter of Edward Bates, the old Missouri Know-Nothing, to Orville Browning, endorsing the Lincoln-Hamlin ticket, denouncing the "wanton and reckless" Democrats, asserting that "the national government has sovereign power over the Territories, and that it would be impolitic and unwise to use that power for the propagation of negro slavery." Lincoln is "a sound, safe, national man. He could not be sectional if he tried." Monaghan 27 records a separate printing of Bates's endorsement. Our document also prints the Republican, Douglas Democrat, and Breckinridge Democrat platforms; examines the pro-slavery record of Douglas's running mate, Herschel Johnson of Georgia; chronicles the disastrous results of Douglas's Squatter Sovereignty policy and his failed position on "The Everlasting Nigger Question;" and, finally, prints Lincoln's and Hamlin's letters of acceptance. FIRST EDITION. Monaghan 27 note. Not in Eberstadt, Decker, Sabin, Miles, LCP.

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        Amsterdam, aandelen beurs van Zocher, ca. 1860.

      "Gezicht op de Beurs van Amsterdam". Lithografie in kleur vervaardigd ca. 1860 door Peter Hanrath te Roermond.Op de voorgrond rechts de Nieuwe Beurs, naar ontwerp van architect Jan David Zocher. Dit neoclassicistische beursgebouw verving het oude verzakte beursgebouw van Hendrick de Keyser in 1845.Het gebouw werd niet neergezet op de plaats van de oude beurs, op het Rokin (daar waar tegenwoordig de Industrieele Groote Club huisvest), maar aan de noordzijde van de Dam, op het Damrak, ter plaatse van de Vismarkt. De vismarkt was al verhuisd naar de noordzijde van de Nieuwmarkt.Het ontwerp viel niet bij iedereen in de smaak, maar er waren ook praktische bezwaren. Vanwege het open binnenhof en omdat de nieuwe beurs, in tegenstelling tot die van De Keyser, naar het zuidwesten gericht was, had men, vooral 's winters, vaak last van ijzige tocht. Spottend sprak men dan ook van 'het togtige wonder van Amsterdam".Nog geen drie drie jaar na de opening, werd het binnenhof overdekt. Maar de kritiek bleef niet uit. De breedte van het Damrak op de hoek van de Dam bedroeg slechts 15 meter. Toen de beurs gebouwd werd was dit geen probleem, maar toen een paardentramlijn langs het Damrak werd aangelegd naar het Centraal Station, ging dat maar net. Bovendien nam de welvaart na omstreeks 1870 steeds meer toe, waardoor de beurs nu ook te klein was geworden. Het pand werd uiteindelijk gesloopt in 1903 toen Beurs van Berlage haar deuren opende. Thans staat op deze plek de Bijenkorf.Prijs: € 475,- .

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        Le papyrus magique Harris

      Société d'Histoire et d'Archéologie de Chalon-sur-Saône, Châlon-sur-Saône 1860 - Extremely rare. Société d'Histoire et d'Archéologie de Chalon-sur-Saône, Châlon-sur-Saône, 1860. First edition. In-4, vi & 251 pages, 9 & A-B plates. Beige half-leather. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE ENGLISH STRUWWELPETER Or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures.

      Imprint & edition unknown, circa 1860.. Circa 1860, imprint and edition would have been on original covers which are missing. Rebound long ago in plain mauve cloth, small 4to, page size 255 x 188 mm, 10 x 7¼ inches. 24 pages of hand coloured illustrations, all but Shock-Headed Peter reproduce the familiar post 1858 designs still used until recently. Shock-Headed Peter himself has a huge mass of long straight hair down to his ankles and he has a heavy fringe to his forehead (see image). Original covers lacking, cloth discoloured and soiled, slightly frayed at head and tail of spine and corners. Margins lightly soiled and lightly thumbed throughout, some light foxing, tiny chips to lower corners, many short closed margin tears, one 70 mm (2¾") closed tear affecting blank area only and a few at lower inner edge, neatly mended on verso with archival tape, small old paper mends on reverse of 2 pages, a few ink spots to 1 blank page, pale brown staining to 1 illustration and facing blank (pressed flowers - see image). A good copy of a scarce item printed on thin poor quality paper. The illustration of Shock-Headed Peter with ankle length hair is very close to a second design made by Hoffmann in 1858 (see Hurlimann, Three Centuries, plate VI lower right, facing page 55 and see Bilderwelt page 238), and which was used by Trim in Pierre l'Ebouriffé (1860). This illustration is not recorded in an English edition. Ours seems very early for the little cross and soup tureen in The Story of Augustus are printed as in the German version: "Kaspar" and "Suppe" whereas later versions have:"Augustus" and "Soup". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Kyosai Gafu

      Suharaya Sasuke, Edo 1860 - A book of 27 humourous coloured woodblock plates of Japanese people dancing, eating, drinking, fighting, cooking, and so on, by Kawanabe Kyosai. Re-bound. Some wear and thumbing to corners and margins. One corner has come away from the 3rd leaf. Minor creasing and markings to binding. Kyosai is considered by many to have one of the most `shocking` styles of painters in mid-19th century Japan. This is his rare magnum opus, and a nice printing. Comes with non-original slipcase. Text in Japanese. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The complete angler or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of rivers, fish-ponds, fish and fishing ¿ For more info about this item, see our RARE FISH BOOKS site.

      - London: Nattali and Bond, 1860, a reissue of the first Nicolas edition of 1636. First published in 1653, Walton's COMPLEAT ANGLER, presented as a colloquy that takes place over several days (like the CANTERBURY TALES), is probably the most famous book in the world about recreational fishing. This edition, from the text of the fifth edition 1676, representing the final revisions by Walton, is augmented with extensive memoirs of Walton and Cotton. Large 8vo ( x ), two volumes: pp. [1-16] [i] ii-ccxii [1-4] [1] 2-129 [130]; [1-4] [131] 132-436 [1-32]. An attractive copy apart from the usual foxing. TEG. Foxing to contents, near contemporary full ornate burgundy calf boards, blind stamped and gilt ruled, ornate decorated gilt spine in compartements contrasting label, inner gilt tooling to boards, some light rubbing to edges. Coigney 78, 3rd copy. Armorial bookplate from George Becher Blomfield. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        White headed Eagle Falco Leucocephalus (Linn.) Male Yellow Cat-fish

      New York: J. Bien, c.1860. First Bien Edition. Near Fine. John James Audubon. Double-elephant Folio (39 9/16" x 27 1/16"; image: 37 1/8" x 25 1/2"), "White headed Eagle Falco Leucocephalus. Linn. Male. Yellow Cat-fish" (numbered in upper right "Plate 14") from The Birds of America, unwaterrmarked as issued, first-run chromolithograph with hand-coloring, J. Bien edition, 1860. For many collectors, one of the most desireable--yet affordable--plates of John James Audubon's "Birds of America" is this "White headed Eagle" IPlate 14)--our national bird--from the chromolithographed edition prepared by Julius Bien.Julius Bien was a New York printer who had mastered the increasingly popular field of chromolithography, a recent advance in print-making technology. Using a multi-stage process, he and his workers transferred colored images from Havells original copper-engraved plates onto six or more lithographic stones. Then, to fully bring out the wonderful colors and textures of Audubon's majesterial plates, Bien employed skilled finishing and touch-up artists to add hand-drawn lithography and coloring to recreate the subtleties of the Havell engravings.The Bien edition was created between 1858 and 1860, just before the Civil War. Initial print-runs were made under the supervision of Julius Bien and John Woodhouse Audubon. When war began, however, production ceased, so that only 150 plates on 105 sheets were actually completed. The edition was undersubscribed, so John Woodhouse Audubon suffered bankruptcy. Thereafter, a few incomplete sets were printed by others.Precisely derived from the enormous "double-elephant" folio plates of the Havell edition which was engraved on handmade, watermarked paper and hand-colored, the chromolithographic plates by Bien were exceptional examples of early large color printing. Indeed, the Bien edition became the largest color plate book published in America. Because the Bien edition of Audubons Birds of America was never fully completed, it has become the rarest of Audubon folios. Experts estimate that fewer than seventy original folios were completed during the initial printing of the Bien folios. Consider, that In 1976, Waldemar Fries was able to inventory only 49 original bound copies of the Bien edition. Our plate of the impressive "White headed Eagle" is from that initial printing. We removed our eagle from a matted, glazed, and framed piece that had once hung in a distinguished Southern estate. We had it professionally conserved; then properly rematted with acid-free highest quality stock. We recommend that purchaser's have the piece framed and glazed (ideally with Museum grade UV-protected glass) on their end to conform to their needs. By not shipping a glazed and framed piece, the integrity of such a fine, large print is also better ensured. At some point before it was framed, our "Bald Eagle" was disbound from a bound set thus leaving 13 thread-holes along the plate's upper margin. These don't affect the wonderful chromolithographic image; nor do they show because the plate has been properly matted. There are also a few minor smudges in the plate margins--and some old fingerprint stains on the edges of the blank verso--which do not detract from the bright lithograph with its subtle brown-black-green-yellow coloration and sharp registration. Compare our fine copy with others selling for upwards of $18,000.

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        The Wood-Rangers. (From the French of Luis de Bellemare.)

      London: Hurst and Blackett, 1860, 1860. First English edition. Sadleir 2034; Wolff 5763. Volume 3 rebacked, preserving the original spine; edges a little faded and worn; very good copy.. 3 vols, 8vo, original blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt lettering. Frontispiece in each volume. One of two translations by Reid of novels by the French adventure novelist, Louis Eugene Gabriel Ferry de Bellemare, a.k.a. Gabriel Ferry (1809-1852). Bellemare, like Reid, spent almost a decade in the American west and Mexico. Ferry's novels were also translated into German and Spanish and reprinted in Mexico City.

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        Mémoires historiques, politiques et militaires sur la Russie depuis l'année 1727 jusqu'à 1744, par le général de Manstein. Nouvelle édition, collationnée sur le manuscrit original corrigé par la main de Voltaire.

      A. Franck, Paris 1860 - 2 vol. petit in-12 de (4)-VIII-(5)304 pp. ; (2)-394 pp., demi-basane havane, dos orné à nerfs, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture imprimée conservée (reliure de l'époque). Nouvelle édition publiée dans la collection Bibliothèque russe, Nouvelle série. La première édition française parut en 1771, un an après l'originale allemande. Ces mémoires contiennent un tableau exact des révolutions politique de la cour de Russie, et des opérations militaires de cet empire depuis la mort de Catherine jusqu'au commencement du règne d'Elizabeth, c'est-à-dire de 1727 à 1744, et l'auteur ne raconte que les événements dont il a été le témoin, ou dont il a eu une connaissance parfaite. Il a ajouté un supplément dans lequel il remonte aux temps tsars, en s'étendant surtout sur Pierre Ier, et il finit par des considérations d'un grand intérêt sur la grandeur de la Russie. Précédé de la vie de l'auteur par Michel Huber. Trace de mouillure sur les dix derniers feuillets du tome II. De la bibliothèque du comte Godefroy de Montgrand avec ses armes sur les plats, son ex-libris et un ex dono manuscrit du Prince Augustin Galitzin : A Monsieur le Comte G. de Montgrand bien reconnaissant hommage. Bel exemplaire.

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        KUFSTEIN. Gesamtansicht mit weitem Blick in das Inntal, links die Burg, rechts ein langer Güterzug.

      - Altkol. Lithographie von Eberhard Emminger nach Julius Adam bei Ravizza, um 1860, 12,5 x 20 cm. Henning/Maier S. 144. - Aus der Folge "Ansichten vom bayerischen Hochland". - Sehr schönes Altkolorit. Aufwendig gerahmt.

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        Triumpfzug Kaiser Ludwigs des Bayern nach seiner siegreichen Schlacht gegen den Habsburger Friedrich den Schönen bei Mühldorf und Ampfing im Jahre 1322. Prächtiger großformatiger Stahlstich von Friedrich Zimmermann nach dem Fresko-Gemälde von Bernhard von Neher am Isartor in München. Original-Stahlstich von mehreren Platten auf zwei Kartons um 1860

      ohne Orts- und Jahresangabe um 1860 - Original-Stahlstich von Friedrich Wilhelm Zimmermann (zugeschrieben, jedoch in der Platte nicht signiert) nach dem Fresko-Gemälde von Bernhard von Neher am Münchener Isartor, von mehreren Platten auf zwei großen Imperial-Folio-Büttenkartons gedruckt, prächtige, vielfigürliche historisierende Szene, breitrandig und mit dekorativ abgesetztem Plattenrand, bildliche Darstellung auf beiden Kartons je ca. 18 x 70,5 cm, Kartongröße je ca. 50 x 83 cm, Gesamtmaße der bildlichen Darstellung also 18 x 141 cm, Gesamtmaße der Kartons ca. 50 x 166 cm (jeweils Höhe x Breite), sehr detaillierte und feine Ausführung, in den Kartonrändern minimal angestaubt, bei einem Karton zwei kleine fachgerecht hinterklebte Einrisse im breiten Rand außerhalb der bildlichen Darstellung, ansonsten sauber und bemerkenswert gut erhalten, kein Reprint, sondern ein Original-Stahlstich vermutlich aus den Jahren nach 1854, als Zimmermann unter Professor Julius Caesar Thaeter (1804-1870) an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in München Reproduktionsstiche berühmter Gemälde anfertigte, gelegentlich als Auftragsarbeiten für den Kunstverein München - Literatur vgl. Thieme-Becker Band 36 - museal und für uns anderenorts antiquarisch nicht nachweisbar - großer und/oder schwerer Artikel mit zusätzlichen Kosten für Versand und Versicherung - large and/or oversized item with additional costs for shipping and insurance - please ask us before you order 2100 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Twelve Years in China

      

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        The Sources of the Nile

      

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        Japanese funeral customs

      

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        The Mill on the Floss

      

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        Eupherusa Eximia / 3 Kolibris - grüne Köpfchen. Or.-Lithographie. Original colourlithography. In fine condition. Size / Blattgröße ca. 50 x 35cm . Unter Passepartout: Größe - 69 x 50cm.

      London, Hullmandel & Walton, ca. 1850, 1860 - Gould`s A Monograph of the Trochilidae, Or Family of Humming Birds show Gould at the peak of his art. The accuracy of depiction, the composition of each plate, the vibrant and precise colouring, and the sense of motion captured in the plates is overwhelming. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 900 Graphik / Lithorgaphie. 50 x 35cm.

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        Costumes historiques des XII, XIII, XIV et XV siècles

      tirés des monuments les plus authentiques de peinture et de sculpture dessinés et gravés par Paul Mercuri. Avec un texte historique et descriptif par Camille Bonnard. Nouvelle édition, soigneusement revisée avec une introduction par M. Charles Blanc. Paris, Lévy fils, 1860-1861, - 3 vol. in-4, pp. (4), XXIV, 132; (4), 152; (4), 132; leg. m. marocchino e ang., tit. oro e fregi al dorso a nervi, taglio super. dor. Corredati di 200 magnifiche tavole num. f.t. (la tav. 190 è anteposta alla 189), disegnate nei minimi particolari, magistralmente incise in rame dal Mercuri e vivacemente colorate a mano all'epoca. Interessante documentazione iconografica riguardante il costume storico medievale, raffigurato in tutti i suoi aspetti (nobiltà, magistratura, militare, popolare). Paolo Mercuri (Roma, 1804 - Bucarest, 1884) fu stimato incisore a bulino e pittore di ritratti, studiò all'Accademia di San Luca a Roma, insegnò alla scuola francese della sua città, visse a lungo a Parigi ed ivi espose al Salon a partire dal 1847. Bell'esempl. su carta forte, a grandi margini (con lievi ingialliture qua e là; le legature deboli alle cerniere). Benezit IX, 502. Colas 129. Lipperheide 335. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection,

      London: John Murray,, 1860. or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. Fifth thousand. Octavo in twelves. Original diagonal-wave-grain green cloth, covers blocked in blind, spin lettered and decorated in gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Folding diagram to face p. 117, 32 pages of publisher's advertisements to rear, dated January 1860. Spine rolled and slightly nicked, extremities lightly bumped and rubbed, a couple of pale markings to front cover, ring-shaped white mark to rear, a few spots to fore edge occasionally just touching margins, free endpapers pasted down, front inner hinge starting at foot, a very few leaves nicked at fore edge where clumsily opened. A very good copy. Second edition of "the most important biological book ever written" (Freeman), one of 3,000 copies printed, the usual issue with 1860 on the title page (a very few copies only have 1859). The second edition "can be recognised immediately by the date, by the words 'fifth thousand', and the correct spelling of 'Linnean' on the title page Â… The misprint 'speceies' is corrected and the whale-bear story diluted, an alteration which Darwin later regretted, although he never restored the full text. The story is not found again in any printing, except in the American editions of 1860, until the end of copyright".

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        Album of the finest Birds of all countries.

      Philadelphia: Weik & Wieck, [c. 1860]. - Oblong folio, (10 ¾ x 14 3/8 inches). 25 fine lithographed plates with original hand color (evenly toned, one or two spots). Original publisher's white moire cloth, elaborately decorated in red, blue, green, and gilt in a bird and floral motif (a bit rubbed and faded, extremities worn). First edition. Gorgeous and scarce ornithological album in the style of French artist Traviés, printed and hand-colored in Germany for American consumption. Weik & Wieck was a firm that imported German books for its Pennsylvania-German clientele. The back cover bears the credit of W. Becker as delineator and lithographer, who is most likely to have been responsible for the plates (which are unsigned). There are 14 plates depicting American birds, 5 depicting European birds, 1 depicting Asian birds, and 5 depicting Australian birds, and they are captioned in both English and German. The plates are: Black-breasted Humming-bird / The King [America]; Blue-green Humming-bird / Crested Humming-bird [America]; Red Tangara / Blue Wood-pecker [America]; Humming-birds [America]; Blue-headed Tangara / Green Euphone [America]; Macaw / Toucan [America]; Capuchin-finch / American Tanagra [America]; Crested Fly-catcher / Gold-Tanagra [America]; Spotted Singer / Blue Fly-catcher [America]; Crowned Fly-catcher / Euphony [America]; Thread-tailed-mannikin / Blue Hooded Tangara [America]; Delaland Humming-bird / Cora Humming-bird [America]; Fly Catcher, Male and Female [America]; Pea-cock & Pea-hen [Europa]; Wild Duck, Male and Female [Europa]; Tomtit / Greenfinch [Europa]; Chaffinch, Male & Female [Europa]; Shrike [Europa]; Gold-pheasant / Silver-pheasant [Asia]; Thread-tailed Epimachus / Red Bird of Paradise [Australia]; Parrots [Australia]; Blue Girl / Royal Bird of Paradise [Australia]; Titmouse / Wren [Australia]; and Undulated Parrot [Australia]. Not in Nissen. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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